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How Many Cows Can You Really Afford to Run?

Mon, 11 Aug 2008 7:45:10 CDT

How Many Cows Can You Really Afford to Run? AT the 2008 Southern Plains Beef Symposium in Ardmore, it was very intersting presentation offered by OSU area agronomist Bob Woods- who is based in Muskogee. Woods talked about "introduced" pastures versus native pastures- and the cost of running a set of cows on those pastures that require fertilizer (like Bermuda) in order to produce their potential level of forage annually.

One question that Woods raised- How many cows are you afford to run on your operation? He says you have to figure the cost to add an extra cow into your herd- and that incremental cost may convince you not to expand past current levels.

After his presentation- we talked with Woods about how producers can make some of these judgement calls on their operation- and we have that conversation linked below.

Our coverage of the Southern Plains Beef Symposium is a service of Hudson Livestock Supplements.


   
   

 

Ron Hays and Bob Woods talking at the Southern Plains Beef Symposium.
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